RioCan aims for big gain

RIOCAN REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT TRUST $24.44 (Toronto symbol REI.UN; Units outstanding: 318.0 million; Market cap: $7.6 billion; TSINetwork Rating: Average; Dividend yield: 5.9%; www.riocan.com) and department store operator Hudson’s Bay Co. (Toronto symbol HBC) co-own, or control, 10 Hudson’s Bay stores through a joint-venture partnership. Hudson’s… Read More

RioCan poised for big gain from sale

RIOCAN REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT TRUST $24 (Toronto symbol REI.UN; Aggressive Growth Portfolio, Manufacturing & Industry sector; Units outstanding: 317.4 million; Market cap: $7.6 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 6.2; Dividend yield: 6.0%; TSINetwork Rating: Average; www.riocan.com) and department store operator Hudson’s Bay Co. (Toronto symbol HBC) have a joint… Read More

Activists spur changes at two leaders

HUDSON’S BAY CO. $11 (Toronto symbol HBC; Consumer sector; Shares outstanding: 182.7 million; Market cap: $2.0 billion; Takeover Target Rating: Highest; Dividend yield: 0.4%; TSINetwork Rating: Specualtive; www. hbc.com) operates Canadian retail chains Hudson’s Bay and Home Outfitters; HBC Europe; Lord & Taylor; Saks Fifth… Read More